Game Insight Follows Paradise Island with ‘My Country’

Game Insight, makers of the insanely addictive Paradise Island, has released their second Android game, My Country,  in the market.  Already a popular title on Facebook, the simulation and time management game  lets players build up their own nation. You’ll be in charge of anything and ...

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HTC Invests $300M in Beats Electronics to be Exclusive Smart Phone Partner

HTC has scheduled a major announcement for roughly one hour from now where it’s expected that CEO Peter Chou will detail the company’s new partnership with Beats Electronics. The deal will see HTC begin to offer exclusive smart phones integrated with Beats sound innovations, some ...

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Verizon Considers Expanding Prepaid Offering to Additional Markets

Facing increased competition from Sprint and MetroPCS, Verizon Wireless is considering expanding their $50 unlimited prepaid plan to additional markets.  Currently being offered in Florida and California as Unleashed, the trial is said to have gone “very, very well” for Verizon. ...

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Happy Vikings Head to Egypt for Another 30 Levels

There’s a nice sized update to Happy Vikings in the Android Market today which gives players an additional 30 levels of game play.  Featuring a scenario based around heading to Egypt, you’ll also find improved graphics as well as new music, gameplay elements, and blocks.  If ...

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Norton Releases Free Norton Mobile Security Lite

Norton has released a new, security app for Android handsets today with a number of anti-theft and anti-malware features needed to stay protected.  Called Norton Mobile Security Lite, it’s a free and stripped down version of Norton’s more robust full suite.  Features include the ...

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News360 2.0 Learns Your Social Habits, Suggests Relevant News

One of the best news aggregation apps we’ve encountered for Honeycomb tablets, News360, just got even better.  The new 2.0 release slated to arrive in the Android Market not only provides the same great personalized news and RSS feeds, but it now knows you better than ever.  The feature ...

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Mobiles Republic Releases APPY Geek for Tech Enthusiasts Everywhere

Mobiles Republic (News Republic, Biz Report)  has released a new Android app designed for your inner (and outer) technology enthusiast.   The application is called APPY Geek and it’s available in both smart phone and tablet format. What might look like a simple RSS aggregation app is ...

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Unlock with Wi-Fi 2.0 Adds User-Requested Features

If there’s one thing that annoys us about lock screens and Android it’s that we can grow tired of the process pretty quickly.  Case in point – playing Wordfeud or any other turn-based game.  It becomes aggravating to constantly unlock the phone over and over just to play a ...

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Search More than 500,000 Hotel Rooms with Room 77

Searching for the perfect hotel room gets a little bit easier today with Room 77 finally arriving on Android.  The hotel search tool has been available for other platforms for a while now and has become highly rated since leaving a public beta earlier in the year. Room 77 lets users search ...

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HTC Stunning to Head to China as Company’s First NFC-enabled Android Handset

The first HTC handset to feature built-in NFC support is expected to land on Chinese soil sometime over the next few months.  The smart phone will be called the HTC Stunning and it will feature support for China’s national bankcard association, UnionPay.  Aside from offering an NFC chip, ...

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Bitdefender Mobile Security Update Adds Live Tracking, Other Features

It must be mobile security day at AndroidGuys as this becomes the third article on the subject already.  An updated Bitdefender Mobile Security has arrived in the Android Market this week, adding a pair of oft-requested features.  In addition to a sizable list of options and details, consumers ...

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Sprint Adds Pair of McAfee Mobile Security Apps to Sprint Zone

Sprint and McAfee have teamed up to bring an added level of mobile security to a number of the carrier’s Android smart phones.  Available today, Sprint Android users can head to the Sprint Zone to quickly and easily download a pair of McAfee applications designed to secure and protect ...

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Google’s App Inventor to be Shuttered, Released as Open Source

Since taking his spot at the throne of Google, Larry Page has been folding various projects and initiatives into each other. Those that don’t really fall in line with the bigger end up getting killed off altogether. The latest service to be affected by the new changes is the Google App ...

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Samsung Announces Galaxy R for Asian, European Markets

Samsung has announced a new Android-powered Galaxy smart phone today for European and Asian markets. Dubbed the Galaxy R, it is a notable release in that it is the first Samsung smart phone to feature an NVIDIA Tegra 2 chipset. Specifications include a dual-core 1GHz processor, 4.2-inch Super ...

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Samsung Announces Rugged Galaxy Xcover for Germany

Samsung has announced the first Android member of its rugged, all-conditions Xcover series today in the form of the Galaxy Xcover.  Yeah… a real unexpected name, right? Specifications include Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a 3.65-inch scratch-resistant display, 3.2-megapixel camera with LED ...

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